Kristin Chenoweth Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Glinda, Movies, TV Shows

Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth Biography

Kristin Chenoweth born (Kristin Dawn Chenoweth) is an American actress and singer, with credits in musical theatre, film, and television. She is well known for the role she played of Glinda in the musical Wicked.

Kristin Chenoweth Age and Birthday

Chenoweth was born on 24 July 1968, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States. She is 55 years old as of 2023.

Kristin Chenoweth Height and Weight

Chenoweth stands at a height of 4 feet 11 inches which is equivalent to 1.50 meters. She weighs 45 kilograms (99 lbs). She has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Kristin Chenoweth Parents, and Siblings

When Kristin was five days old, she was adopted by Junie Smith Chenoweth, her stepmother, and Jerry Morris Chenoweth, her stepdad. The adoptive parents are both chemical engineers from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, a suburb of Tulsa.

She was named by her adoptive parents, Kristi Dawn Chenoweth. She has stated that she is of one-quarter Cherokee ancestry and that she eventually met her biological mother.

Kristin Chenoweth Husband, and Children

Chenoweth is married to her longtime boyfriend Josh Bryant, a musician and songwriter. The couple got married in a beautiful ceremony in Dallas, Texas, on Sept. 2, 2023. They shared their happy news on Instagram, posting photos of their big day.

Chenoweth wore a stunning custom gown by designer Pamella Roland, while Bryant, wore a classic black tuxedo. The bride was styled by Deborah Watson and carried a bouquet of pink roses. The wedding was attended by close friends and family, including Chenoweth’s goddaughter Maddie Baillio, who sang at the reception.

The couple met in 2018 and got engaged in October 2021. Chenoweth told People that she knew Bryant was the one from the moment they met. “He’s my best friend. He makes me laugh harder than anybody,” she said. “He’s also very musical, which is important to me.”

Chenoweth has been engaged once before, to actor Marc Kudish, but the two never married. She’s also been linked to Seth Green, Lane Garrison, Dana Brunetti, and Aaron Sorkin.

Chenoweth and Josh during their wedding
Chenoweth and Josh during their wedding

Kristin Chenoweth Education

Chenoweth graduated from Broken Arrow Senior High School where she participated in school plays. She later attended Oklahoma City University where she was a member of the Gamma Phi Beta (Beta Omicron) sorority.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in musical theater in 1990 and a master’s degree in opera performance in 1992 studying under voice instructor and mentor, Florence Birdwell. While at OCU, Kristin competed in beauty pageants, winning the title of Miss OCU, and was the second runner-up in the Miss Oklahoma pageant in 1991.

Kristin Chenoweth Glee

Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series. The series aired on the Fox network in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015.

Glee focuses on the fictitious William McKinley High School glee club, the New Directions, which competes on the show choir competition circuit while its disparate members deal with social issues, especially regarding sexuality, race, relationships, and teamwork.

In Glee, Kristin played the character April Rhodes, a recurring character who once went to William McKinley High School with Will Schuester. She appears in two episodes in the first season, The Rhodes Not Taken and Home. She later returns in Season Two in the episode Rumours and is mentioned in New York, but does not appear.

Kristin Chenoweth Wicked

The Broadway musical, Wicked, is also a book that was published by Winnie Holzman. It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire’s novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, a retelling of the 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film The Wizard of Oz and L. Frank Baum’s classic 1900 novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

In Wicked, Kristin portrays the character, Glinda, also known as the Good Witch of the South.

Glinda first appears in Baum’s classic children’s novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900), and is the most powerful sorceress in the Land of Oz, ruler of the Quadling Country south of the Emerald City, and protector of Princess Ozma.

Kristin Chenoweth’s Net Worth and Salary

Chenoweth has an estimated net worth of $16 million. However, her annual salary is currently under review and will soon be updated.

Kristin Chenoweth Movies

The following are movies that Chenoweth has been featured in:

  • 2002 Topa Topa Bluffs
  • 2005 Bewitched
  • 2006 The Pink Panther
  • 2006 RV
  • 2006 Running with Scissors
  • 2006 Stranger than Fiction
  • 2006 Deck the Halls
  • 2006 A Sesame Street Christmas Carol
  • 2008 Space Chimps
  • 2008 Tinker Bell
  • 2008 Four Christmases
  • 2009 Into Temptation
  • 2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure
  • 2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
  • 2010 You Again
  • 2012 Hit and Run
  • 2013 Family Weekend
  • 2014 The Opposite Sex
  • 2014 Rio 2
  • 2015 Strange Magic
  • 2015 The Boy Next Door
  • 2015 The Peanuts Movie
  • 2015 Twinsters
  • 2016 Hard Sell
  • 2017 Class Rank
  • 2017 My Little Pony: The Movie
  • 2017 The Star
  • 2020 The Witches
  • 2020 Holidate
  • TBA National Champions

Kristin Chenoweth Instagram

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